From The Commonwealth Club of California on Feb. 11, 2009, Matt Miller Miller outlines how to overcome "dead ideas" to help our nation and its people. Matthew Miller is an American journalist, and senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, and a monthly columnist for Fortune, regular contributor to The New York Times Magazine and The Atlantic Monthly. -------------------- Scott Horton Interviews Michael Hastings on April 21st, 2009 Michael Hastings discusses the skepticism... Topics: Great Speeches and Interviews, Scott Horton, Michael Hastings, Matt Miller, The Commonwealth Club...
He's an historian and author of "The Modern Presidency and the National Security State." Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Wills argues that the atomic bomb paved the way for presidential authority that has "enfeebled" Congress and the courts, and that reached its apex with George W. Bush. This program was recorded in front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club of California on February 11, 2010. It's about an hour and 5 minutes. Scott Horton Interviews Juan Cole on... Topics: Great Speeches and Interviews, Garry Wills, Commonwealth Club of California, Scott Horton, Juan...
byRegional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Description: Swett discusses his role in California agricultural cooperative movement; comments on his father, John Swett, and his grandfather, '48'45 Frederick Palmer Tracy. Other topics: Mrs. Leland Stanford, the founding of Stanford University, Sarah Cooper and Phoebe Hearst. Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 312:1 BRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given Institution... Topics: californialightandsound, Swett, John, 1830-1913, Tracy, Frederick Palmer, 1815-1860, Swett, Frank... Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape